Bon Voyage

a 45' houseboat Build in PLYWOOD, STEEL, or FIBERGLASS

Length overall 44'-9"
Length waterline 40'-0"
Beam 14'-0"
Hull draft (with skeg) 18"
Freeboard forward 3'-7"
Freeboard aft 3'-3"
Hull depth 4'-9"
Displacement (plywood) 19,255 lbs.
Displacement (fiberglass) 21,155 lbs.
Displacement (steel) 22,125 lbs.
Steel hull components 9,000 lbs.
Height overall 15'-3"
Headroom 6'-3" to 6'-7"
Fuel capacity 300 gals.
Fresh water capacity 220 gals.
Waste tank capacity 250 gals.
Sleeping accommodations 8
  • Hull type: Full length vee bottom hull with considerable deadrise and flare forward. Designed for double diagonal plywood on bottom and sheet plywood on sides (Plywood version), or sandwich cored "one-off" male mold fiberglass (Fiberglass version), or welded sheet steel hull construction (Steel version).
  • Power: Twin long shaft outboards or inboards with sterndrives, gasoline or diesel. Drive systems should have "power trim" capabilities. Single outboard or inboard optional if boat primarily intended for stationary use.
  • Can the hull be extended or shortened? Yes. Up to 10% by re-spacing the frames from the aft end of the stem to the transom a proportional amount. We do not recommend increasing the beam.

Photographs Bill of Materials:
Fiberglass, Plywood, Steel
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